Tuesday, December 14, 2010

2011 Golden Globe Nominations

The Golden Globes have never been reliable for having good taste or being well judged critics, so the choices are not surprising... Keep in mind that I have not seen all of the films that have been nominated. I am basing my approval and disapproval on what I have seen, heard, and read...
deserves: +



Best Motion Picture - Drama

Black Swan +
The King's Speech +
The Social Network
The Fighter
Inception

Best Director - Motion Picture
Derek Aronofsky - Black Swan +
David Fincher - The Social Network
Tom Hooper - The King's Speech +
Christopher Nolan - Inception
David O. Russell - The Fighter

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Jesse Eisenberg - The Social Network +
Colin Firth - The King's Speech +
Ryan Gosling - Blue Valentine +
James Franco - 127 Hours
Mark Wahlberg - The Fighter

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Halle Berry - Frankie and Alice
Nicole Kidman - Rabbit Hole +
Jennifer Lawrence - Winter's Bone +
Natalie Portman - Black Swan +
Michelle Williams - Blue Valentine +

Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Alice in Wonderland
Burlesque
The Kids Are Alright +
Red
The Tourist

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Johnny Depp - Alice in Wonderland
Johnny Depp - The Tourist
Paul Giamatti - Barney's Version +
Jake Gyllenhaal - Love and Other Drugs
Kevin Spacey - Casino Jack +

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Annette Benning - The Kids Are Alright +
Anne Hathaway - Love and Other Drugs +
Angelina Jolie - The Tourist
Julianne Moore - The Kids Are Alright
Emma Stone - Easy A +

Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Christian Bale - The Fighter +
Michael Douglas - Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Andrew Garfield - The Social Network
Jermey Renner - The Town +
Geoffry Rush - The King's Speech +

Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Amy Adams - The Fighter +
Helena Bonham Carter - The King's Speech +
Mila Kunas - Black Swan +
Melissa Leo - The Fighter
Jacki Weaver - Animal Kingdom

Best Animated Feature
Despicable Me +
How To Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist +
Tangled
Toy Story 3

Best Foreign Language Film
Biutiful (Mexico, Spain)
The Concert (France)
The Edge (Russia)
I Am Love (Italy)
In A Better World (Denmark)

Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle - 127 Hours
Christopher Nolan - Inception
Stuart Blumberg, Lisa Cholodenko - The Kids Are Alright +
David Seilder - The King's Speech +
Aaron Sorkin - The Social Network +

Best Original Score - Motion Picture
"Bound To You" - Burlesque
Music By: Samuel Dixon
Lyrics By: Christina Aguilera and Sia Furler
"Coming Home" - Country Song
Music & Lyrics By: Bob DiPiero, Tom Douglas, Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges
"I See The Light" - Tangled
Music By: Alan Menken
Lyrics By: Glenn Slater
"There's A Place For Us" - Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader
Music & Lyrics By: Hillary Lindsey, Carrie Underwood and David Hodges
"You Haven't Seen The Last Of Me" - Burlesque
Music & Lyrics By: Diane Warren

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Best Television Series - Drama
Boardwalk Empire (HBO) +
Dexter (SHOWTIME)
The Good Wife (CBS)
Mad Men (AMC) + The Walking Dead (AMC)

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Drama
Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire (HBO) +
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad (AMC) +
Michael C. Hall – Dexter (SHOWTIME) +
Jon Hamm – Mad Men (AMC) +
Hugh Laurie – House (FOX)

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife (CBS)
Elisabeth Moss – Mad Men (AMC)
Piper Perabo – Covert Affairs (USA)
Katey Sagal - Sons of Anarchy (FX)
Kyra Sedgwick – The Closer (TNT) +

Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical
30 Rock (NBC) +
The Big Bang Theory (CBS) +
The Big C (SHOWTIME)
Glee (FOX)
Modern Family (ABC) +
Nurse Jackie (SHOWTIME)

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock (NBC) +
Steve Carell - The Office (NBC) +
Thomas Jane - Hung (HBO) +
Matthew Morrison - Glee (FOX)
Jim Parsons - The Big Bang Theory (CBS) +

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Toni Collette - United States of Tara (SHOWTIME)
Edie Falco - Nurse Jackie (SHOWTIME)
Tina Fey - 30 Rock (NBC) +
Laura Linney - The Big C (SHOWTIME)
Lea Michele - Glee (FOX)

Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television

Carlos (SUNDACE C) +
The Pacific (HBO)
Pillars Of The Earth (STARZ) +
Temple Grandin (HBO)
You Don't Know Jack (HBO) +

Best Performance by an Actor In A Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Idris Elba – Luther
Ian McShane - Pillars Of The Earth (STARZ) +
Al Pacino – You Don't Know Jack (HBO) +
Dennis Quaid – The Special Relationship
Edgar Ramirez – Carlos (SUNDANCE C) +

Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Hayley Atwell – Pillars Of The Earth (STARZ)
Claire Danes – Temple Grandin (HBO)
Judi Dench – Return To Cranford +
Romola Garai – Emma
Jennifer Love Hewitt – The Client List

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Scott Caan – Hawaii Five-O (CBS)
Chris Colfer – Glee (FOX)
Chris Noth – The Good Wife (CBS)
Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family (ABC)
David Strathairn – Temple Grandin (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Hope Davis – The Special Relationship
Jane Lynch – Glee (FOX) +
Kelly MacDonald – Boardwalk Empire (HBO) +
Julia Stiles – Dexter (SHOWTIME)
Sofia Vergara – Modern Family (ABC)

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